The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is reviewing proposals from J.L. Ramirez Architect to transform a 12,500-square-foot apartment building into a single-family home. Formerly known as the James P. Warburg Mansion, the historic property is located at 34 East 70th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story affordable housing building at 1559 Boone Avenue in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. Located between East 172nd Street and East 173rd Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the 174 Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Nonprofit The Bridge under the 1559 Boone Avenue HDFC Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 248 Winthrop Street in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn. Located between Rogers Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, the interior lot is steps from the Winthrop Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. David Sinay under the Bless Winthrop LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work on Extell‘s Central Park Tower is nearing the finish line. The reflective glass curtain wall is approaching the parapet of the 1,550-foot-tall skyscraper, which is also addressed 217 West 57th Street. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, the supertall has the highest roof level of any building in the Western Hemisphere and will yield 179 residences, with Extell projecting a $4 billion sellout.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is reviewing proposals to update the iconic Rockefeller Center public plaza in the heart of Midtown, Manhattan. Revised illustrations from developer Tishman Speyer and architect Gabellini Sheppard Associates offer a new look at the many changes their team team has in store for the historic plaza.